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  • Rental properties in Feilding are going gangbusters!

    The interest in rental accommodation in Feilding is really strong. We had a viewing arranged for a 3 bedroom property in Feilding this week and 21 parties viewed the property and 15 of these applied for the property. The only problem is 15 into 1 does not go! Most properties are taking about 1 week to tenant and the rents ...

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    News Flash! Winter is approaching

    As a property manager this is an important time; to help our owners prepare their rental properties for all that winter has to offer.  Firstly, as we know water tends to find its way into places it really should not go and the cleaning of gutters is really important. If the water cannot go down the down pipe it chooses a ...

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    Why rental appraisals are so important

    The rental market in the Manawatu is constantly changing and as we have said before it is important to make sure that your investment property is getting its maximum return. We have more and more landlords ringing us for appraisals and being surprised about the upturn in rents. They then feel a little embarrassed by the low rent that they ...

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    A New Year, New Challenges

    It looks like there will be many changes in 2018 which will challenge us all, but as a leading Property Management Company, we are well placed to meet these challenges and help our landlords through. The government have certainly signalled that they wish to make changes to the Residential Tenancy Act and expand the ideas around any warrant of fitness. ...

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    Is It Time For Property Management?

    I know that many investors like to manage their own properties and that is fine but I would like to suggest that perhaps it is time to rethink. We know that there have been many changes recently not only with the Residential Tenancy Act but also the interpretation of the act at tenancy tribunals. We also know that the coalition ...

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    Lets promote our town

    I have recently been doing a short promotional video about Feilding as part of the Watson effort to support our area and encourage both investors to consider purchasing a property and prospective tenants to live here. The problem I have found is what you leave out of the video! Once you spend time talking about the town awards, the views, ...

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    Is your rental property completely compliant?

    There has been a case recently where a tenant has been able to claim a refund through Tenancy Tribunal when the tenant found out that the property was not fully compliant. Without going into too much detail of the case, some work had been done to convert part of the premises into a living space by a previous owner but the ...

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    Feilding! the ideal investment opportunity

    We are in the process of producing our own promotional video for the Feilding region. It is our intention to encourage investors when they next purchase a property to buy in our region. When you are up north or way down south possibly your only knowledge about the town of Feilding is that it has the largest sale yards in the ...

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    Stand Firm With Your Rental Investment

    Over the past few months we have seen some investors sell their investment properties as house prices have been booming. In the Manawatu region I believe this is not the best course of action, unless the money is required for other projects. It is quite clear with rents increasing that rental properties are giving an excellent rate of return. Bank ...

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    Property Management Feilding

    click to find out what should my Feilding property rent for? click to find out what should my Feilding property rent for? Frequently Asked Questions How much does property management cost? 9.5% + GST of rent as collected. A simple fee with no hidden costs or extra charges. You pay us nothing unless tenants are in place and paying rent. If you are comparing ...

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